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Intellectual Property Lawyers

In today’s knowledge economy, your intellectual property plays a key role in obtaining a competitive advantage. A cohesive strategy, including both commercialisation and enforcement, will ensure you get maximum value from your IP. With specialist IP lawyers throughout Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), we have worked with some of the best-known brands, from banks to tech and media companies, pharmaceuticals and FMCG companies, often across the region or in several jurisdictions.

Everything was co-ordinated in a very good way. The lawyers also had good ideas.
Chambers Europe, 2016

Leading multinationals look to CMS for an integrated, cross-border service to meet their global needs and/or deal with global trademark portfolios, as well as specialist advice and representation in individual countries. Working with CMS gives you invaluable access to knowledge of the CEE markets and regulators, both locally and regionally. We work together with you to find the best solutions for your business.

The right brands will win the hearts and minds of your customers. The right patents will prevent others exploiting your ideas or provide a substantial barrier to market access. Copyright, know-how and designs also play a vital role. We focus on key sectors relevant to you such as life sciences and healthcare, automotive, machinery, manufacturing, consumer products, financial services, and technology, media and communications.

The overall impression of the is very positive. The team provided a lot of support and assistance.
Chambers Europe, 2016

This means you get in-depth industry knowledge as well as legal expertise for the protection of your IP. If you are involved in a dispute, CMS dedicated contentious IP experts can guide you through the litigation process.

In Poland our IP team focuses on enforcement and litigation relating to patents, trademarks, designs, and copyrights. Our experts work with Polish customs on a regular basis with regards to managing clients’ IP rights enforcement programmes.

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Tomasz Koryzma
Part­ner
Head of IP/TMC, Poland and Head of IP, CEE
Poland, Warsaw
Tomasz is a partner and Head of the eight-lawyer-strong IP/TMC practice group at CMS Poland. He also leads the CMS IP practice group in CEE. For the past 18 years he has been practicing technology and...
Paulina Komorowska
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
Poland, Warsaw
Paulina Komorowska is an advocate and senior associate of the CMS IP/TMT Group at CMS.She has considerable professional experience in advising clients, primarily on the protection of personal data, new...
Aleksandra Kuznicka-Cholewa
Aleksandra Kuznicka - Cholewa
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
Poland, Warsaw
Aleksandra Kuźnicka-Cholewa is a legal advisor and senior associate in the IP/TMT Group at CMS Warsaw.She specialises in intellectual property law and represents clients in court proceedings concerning...
Alicja Zalewska
Alicja Zalewska
Seni­or As­so­ci­ate
Poland, Warsaw
Alicja is a Senior Associate and heads the Warsaw trade marks and design team integrated into the CMS London office. While Alicja has experience in providing advice across the full spectrum of IP rights...
Adriana Zdanowicz - Lesniak
As­so­ci­ate
Poland, Warsaw
Adriana Zdanowicz-Leśniak is an advocate and a member of the CMS IP/TMT Group in Poland. She has extensive experience in the field of data protection, intellectual property rights, e-commerce and consumer...
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Karina Zielinska - Piatkowska
As­so­ci­ate
Poland, Warsaw
Karina is a qualified advocate and a member of the IP/TMC team.Karina specialises in intellectual property litigation with an emphasis on the protection of trademarks, industrial designs and patents...